The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PS over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Project System (PS)
Rank 565 549 507
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -42
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 8 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.035% 0.021%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
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£433 £525 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £396 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £655 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £463 £493
% change year-on-year
-21.08% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP PS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4044 4096 3675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.12% 8.43% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2421 2336 1961
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 65
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -43.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.62 £55.00 £68.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

SAP PS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PS Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP PS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PS across the England region.

SAP PS Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP PS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PS across the England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SAP PS Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP PS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS across the England region.

SAP PS Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP PS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PS within the England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -8 2 - -
East of England +10 1 - -
London -1 1 £500 -4.76%
South East -29 1 £365 - 1
South West - - - - 1
SAP PS
UK

SAP PS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP PS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PS.

1 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) ERP
3 9 (31.03%) SAP FI
4 8 (27.59%) SAP CO
5 7 (24.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (20.69%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Primavera
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) SAP SD
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (17.24%) LDAP
7 5 (17.24%) Military
7 5 (17.24%) Document Management
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (17.24%) Business Transformation
8 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
9 3 (10.34%) SAP BW
9 3 (10.34%) SAP MM
9 3 (10.34%) SAP PM
10 2 (6.90%) Billing
10 2 (6.90%) Logistics
10 2 (6.90%) SAP CS
10 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.90%) SAP BI
10 2 (6.90%) Legal
11 1 (3.45%) Security Management
11 1 (3.45%) Project Management

SAP PS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP PS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) SAP FI
2 8 (27.59%) SAP CO
3 7 (24.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (17.24%) SAP SD
5 3 (10.34%) SAP MM
5 3 (10.34%) SAP PM
6 2 (6.90%) SAP CS
7 1 (3.45%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (3.45%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (3.45%) SAP PP
7 1 (3.45%) SAP SM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.34%) SAP BW
3 2 (6.90%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Military
3 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Billing
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Consultant
2 17 (58.62%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (37.93%) SAP PS Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) SAP SD Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) SAP CO Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Support
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Support Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) SAP FI Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Project Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) EDI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ERP
2 6 (20.69%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Document Management
3 5 (17.24%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (17.24%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (6.90%) Logistics
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Security Management
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Information Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Management
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (20.69%) Primavera
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Business Objects